Laura DewellChef/co-owner, Pirosmani, Seattle Age: 35. Why she's rising: Refusing to play it safe, Dewell is dishing up the rarely encountered cuisine of Georgia, and not the peachy one you might think, but the exotic one from the former Soviet republic. Her audacity has won her rave reviews, including the only three-and-a-half star rating ever given by Seattle Post-Intelligencer critic Tom Sietsema, and a place on Bon Appetite magazine's list of the best new restaurants of 1994. One of ...
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